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Tucson Weekly seeking phn interview on TV show, “13 Reasons Why”.

Tucson Weekly seeking interview on TV’s portrayal of mental health in Netflix’s, 13 Reasons Why. I am a reporter for Tucson Weekly and I was wondering if I could ask someone here a few questions about your work with depression and suicide prevention. I’m not sure if you’re familiar with the popular new Netflix series, … Read more…

Interested in Precision Medicine? Join this pilot program.

There is no one in the world like you. So, why do you often receive the same care as everyone else? Today, scientists don’t know enough about how your genes, environment, family history, and lifestyle contribute to your health. When they learn more, treatments won’t have to be the same for everybody. And we need … Read more…

Open Apology to Anyone With Depression

This apology is for all the people with depression I’ve spoken with, written with, worked with and met, and all the lovely souls dedicated to helping us spread the word on depression and mental illness at the University of Colorado Depression Center: I’m sorry. I didn’t get it. I owe you an apology. A huge one. Read … Read more…

Esketamine Receives Breakthrough Designation from F.D.A. for Major Depressive Disorder with Imminent Risk for Suicide.

FDA action marks second Breakthrough Therapy Designation for intranasal esketamine, highlighting its potential as treatment for patients with major depressive disorder who are at imminent risk for suicide and for those with treatment-resistant depression http://www.jnj.com/news/all/Esketamine-Receives-Breakthrough-Therapy-Designation-from-US-Food-and-Drug-Administration-for-Major-Depressive-Disorder-with-Imminent-Risk-for-Suicide

Ketamine

What a Ketamine infusion is like?

KETAMINE is a medicine developed more than 50 years ago for anesthesia during surgery, and has been used for that purpose since that time in children, adults, and animals. More recently, KETAMINE has been found to be a valuable and highly effective treatment for major depression, bipolar depression, postpartum depression, anxiety, PTSD, OCD, and certain … Read more…

TMS Magnetic Brain Stimulation

Hacking the Brain: TMS

Neuro enhancement with Noninvasive Brain Stimulation Noninvasive brain stimulation technologies have exploded in popularity over recent years. Technologies such as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) have been shown to effectively improve numerous neurological functions, including cognitive skills, motor ability, and mood. Though these improvements have frequently been intended for those … Read more…

Virtual Reality Used To Treat PTSD, phobia sufferers.

At Oxford University a new study has phobia sufferers immersed in claustrophobic or stressful situations. Professor Daniel Freedman explains, “After just 30 minutes of VR…there were large reductions in paranoia”. As a sensory stimulator, carers say Alzheimer sufferers enjoy reduced agitation when using the therapy. Trialed in 50 US hospitals, it has also become a … Read more…

Interview someone who is living with bipolar disorder?

Hi everyone! A writer is working a piece for WebMD on bipolar depression and tips on managing it. She would like to interview someone who is living with bipolar disorder. Interviewee’s need to be able to have his or her name used and to interview by the end of next week. If you or someone … Read more…

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